February 21, 2017

“I will not cover myself up” Le Pen refuses to meet with Lebanon's grand mufti after being told to wear hijab

StaffRebel Columnist

France's right-wing presidential candidate Marine Le Pen refused to meet with Lebanon’s grand mufti on Tuesday after one of his aides asked her to wear a hijab.

Le Pen is on a three-day visit to Lebanon this week to meet senior officials. When she arrived at his office, she was asked to put a white hijab on. She eventually just walked to her cab and left.

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“You can pass on my respects to the grand mufti, but I will not cover myself up,” she told reporters.

Eventually, the mufti's office issued a statement saying Le Pen had been told in advance that she will have to put a hijab on during the meeting. They claimed to be “surprised by her refusal”.

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commented 2017-02-21 12:04:28 -0500
Good for her. The idiot PM we have should have as big a balls as she has.
commented 2017-02-21 11:54:41 -0500
BALLS!
Something the majority of western leaders sorely lack!
I hope she gets in along with Gert and anyone but Merkle.

Europe may remain European if these folks get in, otherwise it will become another Islamic cesspool where only the turds (Muslims) can live.

Dump Justin bin Trudeau
commented 2017-02-21 11:53:12 -0500
Good for her. A leader who understands that Islam cannot be appeased. Show Islam the same respect it shows us. No immigration from countries that do not allow freedom of religion, except for people fleeing Islam.